Potted tree recommendation

Hi, I’m new to home owning and gardening. We have a very small backyard with no soil/grass etc. (concrete). I’ve always wanted a tree, preferably a Lilac/jasmine (or similar good smelling tree) or a fruit tree. Is it feasible and…

Bald Cypress

Hello, I was wondering if a bald cypress could be grown as a tropical and if seeds don’t need stratification, I thought so because they grow in the Florida Everglades but I just wanted to make sure…

Japanese Lilac Tree Dieback

I have two Japanese lilac trees, approximately 20 years old. They are planted at the front of the house, facing north. One tree has major die back. Leaves suddenly wilt on individual branches then drop off. I’m not sure if…

Ornamental cheery tree

Our ornamental cherry has lost leaves and blossoms have shriveled and small branches died in early spring for a few years and now only has blooms and leaves at the very tops of each main branch. We are in Zone…

Weeping Pussy willow

I planted a Weeping Pussy willow in my garden this spring. Should I put a layer of mulch over the soil? Thank you.…

Is Japanese Katsura a good front yard tree?

Is a Japanese katsura a good small Toronto front yard tree. The tree would need to be 3m W of curb, 4m N of the driveway. What other tree would be less trouble and better. Thanks for your help and…

Japanese Maple in BC

My Japanese Maple has lost bark on its lower trunk and is showing signs of wilting even after a wet spring. We had a warm spell in March where it started to flower, but now it’s loosing its leaves. Watering…

Magnolia Leonard Messel

Hello, I wonder if you could help me confirm if the front spot underneath the right window of my house is the right place to plant a magnolia Leonard Messel. According to the tag description, it seems to be a…